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17 min ago | The Baltimore Sun

Cuban migrant boat turned away from Caymans despite rough seas

A small, homemade aluminum boat carrying 16 Cuban migrants sought refuge from rough seas in Grand Cayman on Thursday but local officials prevented a landing, citing a migration agreement with Cuba.

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2 hrs ago | KBMT

Partying on plane to Cuba lands 2 women in Canadian jail

Airborne for white, sandy beaches, turquoise Cuban waters and swaying palms, two women apparently broke out their duty-free booze on Wednesday and partied hearty in a passenger jet bathroom.

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6 hrs ago | Babalu Blog

Cuba: The transition that is about not to come

The power of Castro's dictatorship couldn't rely only in the annihilation of all kind of opposition, despite the fact that, since January 1959, its governability depended on fear to reduce a plural society to military obedience, ideological hatred, and apartheid, whether geographical or uncivil .

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9 hrs ago | ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Liz Balmaseda From Cuba | Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

Liz Balmaseda was born in Puerto Padre in the midst of the Cuban Revolution of 1959 .

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16 hrs ago | Business Wire

2014 Berkeley Film Foundation Awards

The BFF gave this year's $25,000 Saul Zaentz Award to Ghost Town to Havana by filmmaker Eugene Corr.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

CTV

Sunwing flight to Cuba forced back to Toronto after disruption

A Sunwing Airlines flight headed to Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto's Pearson airport Wednesday after an apparent disruption by two passengers.

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The Washington Post

U.S. releases two Yemenis from prison in Afghanistan

One of the two Yemenis freed from a U.S. military prison in Afghanistan and repatriated Tuesday had been diagnosed with leukemia, a U.S. military official said.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: Angel Santiesteban transferred to La Lima prison

The information was provided to 14ymedio by Lilianne RuA z, a freelance journalist who visited the police station at Acosta and Diez de October streets where the narrator and blogger was detained.

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CBS Local

Too Much Truth - Helping Abeeku Ricks

Today on Too Much Truth, Derrick Boazman introduces to the 1380 WAOK listeners a remarkable young man.

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Tyler Morning Telegraph

Calvary Commission celebrates 37th anniversary with conference

Calvary Commission in Lindale will celebrate its 37th Anniversary with its Annual Breakthrough Prayer and Missions Conference that starts this week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The St. Petersburg Times

Reminiscing in Cuba's Retro-Soviet Cafe

There's no rice, beans or fried plantains at Havana's newest private restaurant.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Vladimir Putin

ABC News

US Navy Pulls Protesting Nurse From Guantanamo

A Navy nurse who was the first, and apparently only, member of the medical staff at Guantanamo to refuse to take part in the feeding of hunger striking prisoners has had his assignment cut short at the U.S. base in Cuba, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Military Prisons, US Navy, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Newport, RI

Windsor Beacon

Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle

Are the economic changes instituted in recent years by President Raul Castro working? Can the dissident movement ever gain enough traction to overthrow the Communist government? Just how good is its acclaimed but flawed health care system? But when looking to the future of the island a?? a post-Castro period that is often contemplated by American ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, us Travel, Travel,

USA Today

Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle

Cuba is a land that remains a mystery to most Americans. Is it's health care system, despite its myriad deficiencies, still as good as many believe? Are the economic changes instituted by President Raul Castro Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle Cuba is a land that remains a mystery to most Americans.

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BroadwayWorld.com

The Washington Ballet Adds 14 New Dancers, Announces Luis R. Torres...

The Washington Ballet welcomes two new dancers from Cuba and names three dancers from the Studio Company to the performing Company.

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Inter Press Service

Breakthroughs and Hurdles in Colombia's Peace Talks

The first delegation of victims of Colombia's armed conflict offer a press conference after their talks with the government and FARC negotiators on Aug. 16 in Havana, Cuba.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Colombia, Colombia Travel, Travel,

CBS Local

Buy or Sell: Wes Welker Should Retire

"Should - I buy it," said Jones. "You don't want to see Welker being in that group of players [who suffer from concussion symptoms after their playing days].

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

A unique tradition of music

There are families who are devoted to keeping traditions and values alive. This is true of the Cuayo family, whose members have dedicated themselves to playing, maintaining and fabricating the Cuban Oriental organ.

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Reuters

Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

An 8-year-old Cuban boy who likes to dress up as Fidel Castro got to meet his idol after Cuba's 88-year-old retired leader invited him and his family to his Havana home for a chat.

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US News & World Report

James Foley Beheader May Land in Guantanamo, Experts Say

A still shot from a YouTube video released Aug. 19 shows an Islamic State militant brandishing a knife next to American journalist James Foley.

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